Annual Population Estimates. Ultimately, I think the Equal Protection Clause does guarantee same-sex marriage in all fifty states. Miike that suggested the possibility that the state's prohibition might be unconstitutional. On 12 Februarythe National Assembly approved the entire bill in a — vote. Proposed by initiative as referendum Question 1approved.
Their claim was that the state had no practical reason to refuse them, and the Supreme Court agreed.
The bill will allow full legal marriage rights for same-sex couples and also offers limited adoption rights. The Advocate. Many studies have shown that children of same-sex couples fare just as well as the children of opposite-sex couples; some studies have shown benefits to being raised by same-sex couples.
A closely divided Spanish parliament legalized same-sex marriage inguaranteeing identical rights to all married couples regardless of sexual orientation.